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About 2 [squares]

Author: El Lissitzky; Patricia Railing
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st MIT Press edView all editions and formats
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El Lissitzky's About 2 Squares is a story about how two squares, one red, one black, transform a world. The commentary, More About 2 Squares, boxed in the same slipcase, provides a detailed analysis  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: El Lissitzky; Patricia Railing
ISBN: 0262121581 9780262121583
OCLC Number: 66313530
Notes: In portfolio.
Title from portfolio cover; in title, the word "squares" is represented by a single graphic square.
Translation of: Pro dva kvadrata : suprematicheskiĭ skaz v 6-ti postroĭkakh. Berlin : "Skify", 1922.
Text in English and Russian.
Facsimile reprint of the Russian text, printed in black and red; transparent overlays carry the English translation, which attempts to replicate the typographic and design elements of the original. A separate commentary by Patricia Railing accompanies the facsimile.
To preserve a typographical peculiarity of the original, the English title in v. [1] is rendered as: About tWO tWOsquares.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: [1]. About [two squares] : a suprematist tale in 6 constructions / El Lissitzky (1 v. , unpaged) --
[2]. More about 2 squares / Patricia Railing (52 p.).
Other Titles: More about 2 squares.
More about two squares.
Pro dva kvadrata.
About two squares
About two two squares
About two twosquares
Suprematist tale about two squares
Suprematist tale about two two squares
Suprematist tale about two twosquares
Responsibility: El Lissitzky.

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